Quantum Theory of Materials

We calculate and analyse the complex structural, electronic, magnetic and transport quantities of quantum materials — for fundamental research and practical applications.

Head: Prof. Dr. Stefan Blügel

News and Events

Skyrmionen

Skyrmion Research: Braids of Nanovortices Discovered

A team of scientists from Germany, Sweden and China has discovered a new physical phenomenon: complex braided structures made of tiny magnetic vortices known as skyrmions. Skyrmions could provide a possible basis for innovative concepts in information processing that offer better performance and lower energy consumption.

Bild


PGI Colloquium: Prof. Dr. Daniele Faccio, University of Glasgow, UK

Quantum (optical) sensing techniques allow to measure properties of objects (phase profile, thickness, spatial distribution, absorption etc.) with a precision that is enhanced as a result of the exploitation of a quantum property of the states of light used to illuminate the sample.

Focus

Nachwuchs13_jpg

Wanted: Young Research Scientists!

Are you looking for an exciting, challenging Master’s, PhD or postdoctoral position? Are you interested in research involving theoretical solid state physics, and do you enjoy developing numerical and computational methods?

PGI-1

Joint Lab Virtual Materials Design

The goal of the JL-VMD is the development and validation of methods for computational material development.

Lounis_jpg

Young Investigators Group Prof. Samir Lounis

Functional Nanoscale Structure Probe and Simulation Laboratory

Lezaic_jpg

Young Investigators Group Dr. Marjana Ležaić

Computational Nanoferronics Laboratory